"Thanks I am going to try this out. my pump has been crashing the last two weeks and all I have ever used is Duracell Procell's. I have been getting dead battery warnings the same day I put them in and motor fail error's. I hope this will…"
"I am not sure, every time I went to the beach I ripped mine out with the surf board or what ever I was playing with in the ocean! haha It really got to be a pain I needed to change locations other then my side of my stomach. but oh well
I am sure…"
"Sorry to butt in, but I went on vacation the other week. I would take the pump off and put it in my wife's bag when I got out I put it back on. It was in the high 90's and later that evening I was high. Does the heat effect the insulin in…"
"Thanks I tried looking it up in the app market and it is not showing up? I found one that is called glucose meter GM, and it has a bluetooth. Witch would be nice to just have it send straight from the meter to my phone. Have you heard of this one?…"
"There's a perfect App called Irecordit or search also I use on my blackberry Torch I alittle work but once you have Foods Groups added and Meds and other I slicker than heck.....some or may yourself don't like cause most are Hmmm…"
"Hello again, I have been on the pump for 5 weeks! So far its been great! no a big deal at all! I started out with the dual wave wizard that the instructor had me do for a week or two but I was all over the place. Now I a just doing the normal bolus…"
"I started the CGM exactly two weeks after I started pumping. I'm used to it now and while I under no circumstance trust it for accuracy I do appreciate it showing me if I'm surging up or down and more to the point, how fast. The easiest…"
"Hi!!! I'm wondering if you started your pump yet? I actually started mine right around the same time of your post. I test anywhere between 5-8 times a day, which I think is normal. I definitely have to test before meals so the pump knows how…"
"HI judith I have also been on the pump about the same time as you, I would not go back, I was on the shots for over 45 yrs. one day at the Doc. office she said how would you like to go on the pump..!!! I am so glad I did.. regards
"Hi, klutzj, I think that I have tudiabetes'd you before. Are you using the pump? It is so great to have and to be able to rely on--it becomes part of you. I've been pumping for almost a year and one half and I would never go back. Let us…"
"Dude, I've been pumping for around a month. Yes the boxes seem very overwhelming. You see all that stuff and you think to yourself "what the hell have I gotten myself into."
Schedule your training with Medtronic as soon as possible.…"
"U will love it..Expect to be overwhelmed at first the learning curve is long for learning just what to do. Got to the training.. Do NOt try to do this by yourself. Take small step, a little by littler goal every week Read Pumping Insulin, invaluable…"
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